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Brace-back Windsor side chair (one of a set of eight)

about 1780–1810


Dimensions

Overall: 95.9 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (37 3/4 x 16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.778

Medium or Technique

Painted pine, maple, ash

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

Inscribed "C. Cory" in chalk on underside of seat

Markings

Stamped "BACON" in rectangle on underside of seat

Provenance

Scott, Corey, and Richmond families of East Providence, Rhode Island; October 6, 1976, Gustav J.S. White, Inc., Auction of Important Antiques, to John Walton, Connecticut; 1976, sold by Walton to the MFA. (Accession date December 8, 1976)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund